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David presses for more awareness for 22q

? WATCH: Today I asked the Health Minister if following on from last weeks 22q awareness day if she would meet with me to discuss raising awareness, especially among GPs.

David Duguid backs Veterans in call for more support

David Duguid today asked the Veterans Minister what discussions the MOD has had with the Office for National Statistics or the Registrar General in Scotland about adding military veteran to the Census options so that the Government might have a better idea of where our estimated 2.5 million veter

Brew for 22q

I was delighted to attend a ‘Brew for 22q’ event yesterday in Banff. The event was organised by local resident and recently appointed trustee of the charity Max Appeal Scotland, Louise Henderson.

NFU roundtable discussion

Earlier today, Peter Chapman MSP and I joined NFUS and local farmers at a round table discussion at Lochter Activity Centre.

22q 11 Awareness Day

Earlier screening of the rare genetic disorder DiGeorge syndrome (22q11 deletion) is needed Scottish Conservative MP, and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on 22q11, David Duguid has said.

David Duguid continues to stand for interest of fishing sector

David Duguid appeared on BBC radio Scotland's Good Morning Scotland to reiterate the red lines of the Scottish Conservatives regarding fisheries in Brexit. David made it clear he would not support access to British fishing waters being negotiated away for a free trade deal. 

Turriff crowned 'Most Beautiful High Street'

Turriff has been crowned 'Most beautiful High Street' in a Scotland's Town Partnership competition. David was delighted to hear from Rose Logan, Vice Chair of Turriff's Business association, that Turriff had been awarded first place in the competition.

Scottish Affairs committee

Today we will hear evidence from a range of academics on the UK and Scottish Governments. Watch it live here: bit.ly/2B9Wg90

Turriff Advertiser 16 Nov 2018

I want to start this week’s column with a word of thanks to all of those who came to the session in the Tesco car park last week to discuss the future of the Dial-A-Bus service in Turriff.